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BBC News
Sep 4, 2017 9:00am BST
response, a response both effective and overwhelming. china has a crucial role to play in this. hosting a handful of world leaders at a summit, president xijinping urged restraint on all sides. the leaders of china and russia promised to deal appropriately with their rogue neighbour. this was a show of strength from south korea as dawn broke this morning. its leader wants to focus on even tougher economic sanctions, as the united nations security council meets later. let's talk to our correspondent who is in seoul. things are moving. what's the latest? well, south korea spy what's the latest? well, south korea spy agencies are saying if north korea is preparing for another ballistic missile launch which could be launched towards the northern pacific. so that's what the spy agencies are saying today. the fact that north korea who conduct more missile launches that's not new. on tuesday when they fired a rocket from near pyongyang which flew over japan, that was an intermediate range rocket they had already said that their leader kim jong—un ordered more missile drills that sho
BBC News
Apr 11, 2017 9:00am BST
closure of the much larger ‘jungle' camp near calais last year. china is believed to have executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, according to amnesty international — as death penalties in the world decreased overall. the number of executions around the world fell by more than a third, largely driven by fewer deaths recorded in iran and pakistan. but the group has sharply criticised china for continuing to conceal their figures. the us was removed from the top five for the first time since 2006. that's a summary of the latest bbc news — more at 9.30am. today we are discussing this pr triumph... the world's leading airline, flyer friendly. screaming. every thought... screaming. my my god... my god... what are you doing? no... carefully planned, coordinated and synchronised... 0h, my god, look at what you are doing to him! my god! performing together with a single united bus. you have busted his lip! my god, look at what you are doing to him! good work, guys, good work. that's what makes the world's leading airline, flyer friendly... i have to go home, i hav
BBC News
Aug 30, 2017 9:00am BST
for a planned three day visit — telling reporters that china must put more pressure on pyongyang. we'll have the latest. also this morning, we will have the latest from houston where a night—time curfew has been imposed to stop polluting. and more stories of extraordinary rescues. we'll be speaking to some people caught up in those rescue efforts. will channel 4's new bake off be the show stopper they were hoping for. did the new presenters carry it off and how money people watched the first show? can you see it, noel? i can't see it anywhere. big white tent, 12 new bakers. sorry, sue, you did say white tent, didn't you? where are they, prue? i don't know. they are late. maybe we should have gotten minicab. welcome to the programme. welcome to the programme, we're live until 11 this morning. we want to hear your verdict on the great british bake off of course — especially if you were a big fan of the programme when it was on the bbc. we'll also find out why fear of crime is a big concern for many teenagers and young people and ask what more can be done to make them feel safe.
BBC News
Dec 30, 2016 10:30am GMT
gb finishing second in the medals table in rio. we beat china, we beat russia and in the process we became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next olympic games, winning 67 in total, two more than london 2012. here's a reminder ofjust how inspiring team gb were. it is not the critic who counts, and not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena. whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood. who strives valiantly, who errs. who comes short again and again. because there is no effort without error and shortcoming. but who does actually strive to do the deed. who knows great enthusiasm and great devotions. this may be the last one? possibly, yeah. i don't want to cry! who spends himself in a worthy cause. triumphs in high achievement. who in the end, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly. thank you very much for watching. we are back on air onjanuary 3rd. in the meantime you can watch our films on our programme page. it is
BBC News
Apr 18, 2017 9:00am BST
, crucially, to china, saying that the american government is not prepared to continue with the status quo, and making a realistic threat of military force, if you like, but the purpose of that is to get china to tighten its sanctions against the north korean regime. and there are some signs that that might be starting to take effect. china has now said it might impose oil sanctions against north korea. it's never done that before. so, perhaps this alarmist language is starting to have some effect. an investigation by this programme has found that more than 800 uk women are taking legal action against the nhs and the makers of vaginal mesh implants. the implants are used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence after childbirth, but some can cut into the vagina, causing severe discomfort. some women have been left in permanent pain, unable to walk, work or have sex. one called the implants "barbaric". we'll have much more on this in just a few moments. ministers are to set out new proposals to speed up appeals by foreign criminals and failed asylum seekers held in detenti
BBC News
Aug 24, 2017 9:00am BST
made at about 4:15am as it took place in china. there are plenty of all premier league ties. the full list can be found on the bbc sport website. finally, a blow for england women's rugby world cup final? yes, fullback danielle waterman has been ruled out for the women's rugby world cup final against new zealand. that is taking place on saturday. she was taken off during tuesday's semifinal win over france. we're told she is suffering from concussion. afterfailing a head injury assessment, she won't have time to make that final. england do say that they have a number of other strong options available, so all is not lost. it's been a tense wait for gcse students, their parents and their teachers. but hopefully if someone in your house is getting their results this morning, it's good news. throughout the programme this morning we'll be hearing from students and teachers around the uk. we'll bring you this year's headline pass rate just as soon as we get it at 9:30am. we'll also look at some of the alternatives to a levels for students who want to take a more vocational path in sixth for
BBC News
Dec 28, 2016 2:30am GMT
as well? another drowzee ? out tomorrow night as well? another drowzee? how many now? weekly china, russia, and became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next 0lympic ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next olympic games, winning 67 in total, to more than london 2012. -- 67 in total, to more than london 2012. —— we beat china. this is a reminder of how inspiring team gb were. it is not the critic who counts. not the man who points out how the strong men struggles. 0r whether the doer of deeds could have done them better. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena. whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood. who strives valiantly. who comes short again and again. because there is no effort without shortcoming. i'm so sorry for the people who came to watch and cheer me on. but who does actually strive to do the deed a smack? who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions —— them out. knows great enthusiasms, great devotions -- them out. this might be the last one? possibly. devotions -- them out. this might be the last o
BBC News
Feb 23, 2017 9:00am GMT
to china? his agent is flying out there, it might happen? we were talking about wayne rooney and that prospective move to china, and that prospective move to china, a huge £1 million per week is on the table. we know about that rooney's agent paul stretford has travelled to china to see if he can negotiate a dealfor the food to china to see if he can negotiate a deal for the food to leave manchester united after 13 years at the club. he arrived under the cilic of sir alex ferguson and has gone on to become the club's record goal—scorer. now at the age of 31 it seems he is surplus to requirements at old trafford under their new boss, jose mourinho. stretford is going to china before the end of their transfer window on 28, and it is significant, although a deal is unlikely to ball in that time, it of course now is clear that rooney is likely to be on his way out, if not this month and most probably coming in the summer during the domestic tra nsfer in the summer during the domestic transfer window. leicester seemed to be but always rise to the occasion when it comes to the champions
BBC News
Sep 22, 2017 9:00am BST
reported bus stop with the fitness coach, bent his head was turned by a big—money offer from china but he stayed to help them win. he received a text from antonio co nte, win. he received a text from antonio conte, both sides wanted a speedy split but the divorce dragged on, the player saying he was being treated like criminal with the asking price too much to get suitors. he refused to return to london seeking comfort in brazil, chelsea have now agreed terms with atletico madrid for the transfer of diego costa back to the spanish club, that will happen injanuary because they are under a transfer embargo. he must now agree personal terms at boston medical. you will not be playing in the next game between the two clubs. he is now gone. thank you very much, we will speak to you later on. in a few hours‘ time, the prime minister theresa may will give a major speech updating us all on brexit negotiations so far. she left downing street this morning, on her way to florence in italy where she‘ll make her speech, 15 months after the uk voted to leave the european union. the pm is expected
BBC News
Mar 6, 2017 9:00am GMT
missiles appear to have been launched from a remote military base close to china. japan's prime minister described it as "an extremely dangerous action". the world health organisation has warned that air pollution is one of the biggest threats facing global public health today. in a bbc interview, the who's director general margaret chan said poor air quality is a problem on a greater scale than hiv or ebola and has a disproportionate impact on young people. the former boxer michael watson says he hung on "for dear life" as he was dragged several hundred metres along a road during a violent carjacking in east london. watson, who suffered a near—fatal brain injury during a fight with chris eubank in 1991, spoke to the bbc‘s crimewatch programme about last month's attack. it came like a nightmare. i couldn't believe it, that it could actually happen. i was hanging on for dear life. evil thugs, that's what they are. they are evil and senseless. and you can see that interview in full on crimewatch tonight at 9pm on bbc one. this programme has found that nearly 80% of gcse studen
BBC News
Aug 31, 2017 9:00am BST
strengthen the pressure and to that end to seek china. today, we issued ourjoint statement demonstrating our resolute determination of our two nations, which is also an important outcome of our discussion. three today's talks, prime minister may and i agreed to advance anglo japanese relations to a new stage, centred on the areas of security, economy and global prosperity and growth. we issued a joint vision statement on security cooperation and cooperation for prosperity. firstly on security, we as partners in maritime stability agreed on elevating our security cooperation to a new height including cooperation on ensuring a free and open in the pacific ocean. this is of great significance for the peace and stability of the world. i welcome prime minister may strengthening her engagement in the pacific region. great britain is an important player in the asia pacific. henceforward, we will be promoting cooperation in areas such asjoint promoting cooperation in areas such as joint exercise, defence equipment technology cooperation and support for capacity building. in the area of counterte
BBC News
Mar 31, 2017 9:00am BST
new immigration system that is in the national interest. china is closing almost half of its official ivory carving factories and shops today, with the rest due to close by the end of the year. the news has been welcomed by conservationists in their ongoing battle against the illegal trade in ivory. despite a global ban on international sales, a surge in demand has resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of african elephants in recent years. that‘s a summary of the latest news, join me for bbc newsroom live at 11am. lots of your comments still coming in about the nhs and those delays which are going to occur to routine operations. an e—mail from which are going to occur to routine operations. an e—mailfrom linda, i was diagnosed with severe arthritis in both knees almost 15 months ago, iam in in both knees almost 15 months ago, i am in constant pain and still waiting. i will be 70 injune and have been paying income tax and national insurance since i was 15, i have owned the rights to better treatment. instead i get the feeling it is my fault for living so long. kathy says, w
BBC News
Apr 7, 2017 9:00am BST
missile strike somewhat overshadowed a one—day summit with china's president xi at which the two leaders were expected to discuss the growing threat posed by north korea but depending on where the us goes from here he could find he has his work cut out in syria, a quagmire of a conflict which could define his presidency one way or the other. let's get more from david in washington. of course that's the big question, where do things go from here? yes, indeed. the indications are that this is, if you like, a one—shot deal, that the united states will not be planning, for now at least, any further attacks of this kind. but that's the unofficial word. we wait to see. the administration simply confinding its comments about this attack to the fa ct comments about this attack to the fact they believe it was a proportionate response and one which sends the sort of message that's needed to bashar al—assad, namely, that he can not get away with this sort of use of chemical weapons. david, thank you very much. much more reaction still to come. let's catch up with the rest of the news. g
BBC News
Aug 10, 2017 9:00am BST
in the past that we would be attacked by north korea or china. i believe china has mi55ile5 called the guam killer5. a5 a mother, thi5 cau5e5 the guam killer5. a5 a mother, thi5 causes a lot of anxiety. largely because it is important to understand guam'5 hi5tory because it is important to understand guam'5 history and that we are a unique people in the world. the indigenous people of our i5land have been here for 4000 years. we have been here for 4000 years. we have been here for 4000 years. we have been colonised for centuries and our relationship to america is that of a un recognised colony. the5e conflicts are happening without anything to do with us. the military presence here has been without our consent. you used to be written's most senior diplomat in north korea, if north korea fires rockets into the sea around guam, is that an act of war? probably not. i think we arejumping that an act of war? probably not. i think we are jumping rather ahead. they've talked about making a plan, then that plan has to be approved. what i think they are doing is saying we could do this. the
BBC News
Aug 21, 2017 9:00am BST
at this crossing in china without warning. a scooter driver who was on his mobile didn't realise — and drove straight in. don't worry though, luckily he walked away unharmed. that's a summary of the latest bbc news — more at 9.30. those pictures are incredible. thank you. still to come, we have a special report on how scammers are increasingly taking advantage of the goodwill of people looking to make donations in the aftermath of major tragedies. how can you be sure your donated cash is going to the causes you want to help? get in touch with‘s. —— with‘s. let's get some sport. britain bidding farewell to sir mo farah. the four—time olympic gold medallist w011 the four—time olympic gold medallist won his last ever track race on home soil. he took the 3000 metres at the birmingham diamond league meeting. it is that sprint at the end, showing his power, dominance, and just kissing the track to pay homage through his years on the track. the father of four is now switching to road racing. he said all he dreams about as a kid was running for great britain. we are going
BBC News
Oct 10, 2017 9:00am BST
china and in china they like to skin them alive for the fur. this is a rescue. i took her in, she was seven weeks old. the kids love her at the visits. absolutely beautiful. so, if you took her to events, children would be able to stroke her? they would, yeah. as she has got a collar on here. we tend to let the kids stroke the back end. we don't let them stroke her face because she will have a little nip. so is that safe? no, there have been no bites or nothing. she goes out with one handler. and he has her all the time so he knows how to deal with her. so he just keeps the kids hands away from her head. we have a risk assessments that we take out and we make them sign and say we are covered with insurance, we have got £10 million liability, sign the risk assessment, but we need to sign it to say we've told you that there is potential bites, scratches, poo, wee, stuff like that. she won't bite you, she's 0k. scott says he keeps most of his animals ina scott says he keeps most of his animals in a nearby warehouse unit. we asked to see inside, but he said it wasn't possible at the mome
BBC News
Jun 20, 2017 9:00am BST
which puts prices up and stops us dealing with the us and china. we have a trade deficit with the eu, a trade surplus with the rest of the world. we need to help develop countries, being more sustainable with trade. the customs union punishing developing countries who wa nt punishing developing countries who want to trade into the eu customs. how much trade do you believe there is? we are buying more than we sell from the eu and have a deficit of £71 billion. contrast that with the re st of £71 billion. contrast that with the rest of the world where we are selling more than we buy. the potential market for britain for our manufacturers, financial services, it's with the rest of the world... joanna, the answer to your question is this — the eu is our biggest customer so all the new economies, merging economies we want to get on to, we want to sell more into them, but they do not compare to the amount of trade we do with the people in the single market. they are our biggest customer. any businessman will tell you you don't dump on your existing clients to pursue new ones, you seek to
BBC News
Jan 13, 2017 9:00am GMT
the final. she played great this season so far. she made the semis in china, and she went back in sydney beating the number three seed. she has a new coach who has worked with kim clijsters and victoria azarenka, so has experience of becoming a grand slam champion. but c has to do it that way. she has flipkens in the first round, she could meet serena williams in the quarters. we know the australian open draw has been made. andy murray will come up against the ukraine's marchenko in the opening round. how much will the recent defeat to djokovic have affected him? it helped to novak to win that match because murray had a psychological edge over him by winning the end of season finals in the final match of the year to finish world number one. if we look at the australian open at the moment, it's a 50—50, between andy and novak. ithink moment, it's a 50—50, between andy and novak. i think this is andy murray's time now, having been in five titles, but never won it, he will want to win it for the first time. djokovic has the record shared by winning it six times. he will hope to b
BBC News
Apr 5, 2017 9:00am BST
consequences for that. in february, russia and china vetoed a resolution imposing sanctions on the government for chemical attacks and it seems obvious that combatants, forces on the ground had taken those vetoes as a green light to continue carrying out chemical attacks. gentlemen, thank you for your time. the un security council meeting today, of course, and we will see what comes out of that if anything. we appreciate your time. in a couple of minutes, the latest news and sport and a full weather forecast. let's have a quick look. also, senior labourfigures have a quick look. also, senior labour figures criticise the party for not expelling ken livingstone over his claims that hitler supported zionism. time for the latest weather. this morning, there has been a chilly start to the day for some parts of england and wales. the temperatures are picking up nicely. for most of us, the forecast is mainly dry. what is happening, we have high pressure firmly in charge of our weather. the wind across the far north of scotland and the northern isles is tending to ease. after a sunny start
BBC News
Jan 18, 2017 9:00am GMT
travelled from china to the uk just by train. having travelled around 7500 miles. the australian open tennis championships goes into its third day, with britain's dan evans and andy murray in action.
BBC News
Apr 27, 2017 9:00am BST
is hoping china will use its political and economic leverage over pyongyang to persuade kim jong—un to end his missile programme. other options include redesignating north korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, which will allow the us to impose greater sanctions. meanwhile, the us show of might continues. this is a missile defence system in south korea. the current goal is a path to peace through negotiations, but the trump administration said it is prepared to defend itself and its allies if necessary. laura beiker, bbc news, washington. some breaking news coming in from paris, the counterterrorism section has opened an investigation after two police officers were wounded this morning by an armed gunman on a french overseas territory, la reunion. this is all the information we have at the moment. there has been a large explosion near damascus international airport. the british—based syrian observatory for human rights said the blast was followed by a large fire. arabic media reports say it may have been an israeli air—strike targeting an arms supply hub operated by the militant
BBC News
Jan 31, 2017 9:00am GMT
mouth. they've been studying fossilised traces of the 540—million—year—old creature in china. the sea animal is the earliest—known step on the evolutionary path that led to fish and, eventually, to humans. peter capaldi has announced his plans to hang up his sonic screwdriver and step down from doctor who. he will leave the tardis for the last time during this year's christmas special, saying he feels it's time to move on. we need to get back. back where? to the future. 2017 needs us. leaving us in need of a new time lord. peter capaldi will hand over the sonic screwdriver at the end of this year's series. he shocked fans with last night's announcement on live radio. i've always been somebody that did a lot of different things, i've never done onejob for three years. this is the first time i've done this. and i feel it's sort of time for me to move on to different challenges. and it means a familiar challenge for the show. now in its 54th year, with millions of fans, young and old, around the world. of course, some things never change. a dalek. what's a dalek? never mind, it's a dal
BBC News
Jul 26, 2017 9:00am BST
. china's sun yang took gold. today there are seven brits in individualfinal action, including scott who goes again in the 100—metre freestyle later this morning. manchester united manager jose mourinho says that some clubs are paying far too much for players this summer. his team, of course, spent 75 million on romelu lukaku earlier this month. last summer, they spent 89 million on paul pogba but the united boss believes smaller clubs are overspending. we spent a lot of money on the striker, and if we don't do that, we have no striker. that is obvious nowadays, especially for the strikers, the amount of money is amazing. every club is getting players, investing a lot. some clubs, obviously, they are paying too much, and by doing that, they create a very strange and out—of—control market, but this is a reality now. england's cricketers will look to regain the series lead when they face south africa in the third test at the oval which starts tomorrow. they'll have debutant tom westley in the side, who comes in to replace the injured gary ballance. the essex batsman will be makin
BBC News
Aug 9, 2017 9:00am BST
the country suffering. if you do a programme like this, you will face consequences. hopefully china will have seen this audio and know there is some serious stuff going on. thank you very much. earlier this year paralympian athlete anne wafula—strike came on this programme to talk about the moment she was "was completely robbed of her dignity." she had been forced to urinate on herself on a train after no accessible toilet was provided on herjourney. at the time the wheelchair racer decided to go public to raise awareness of the kind of obstacles people with disabilities have to face on a regular basis. she was given promises that it wouldn‘t happen again but eight months on this programme has learned that it‘s still happening — and she is still hearing stories from people facing similar problems. we asked her to make a special report for us on the issue. we played you herfull film earlier — here‘s a short extract. my name is anne wafula—strike. i am a paralympian. i have an mbe. but last year i was forced to wet myself on a train. because the accessible toilet was out
BBC News
Aug 23, 2017 9:00am BST
landfall in china, forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes. hundreds of flights have been cancelled and businesses forced to close. winds near the centre of the storm were recorded at more than 120 miles per. that is a summary of the latest news. join me at 11am. the government is outlining how it wants to stop judges in european courts from being able to overrule the courts in the uk after brexit. at the moment, it's possible for some cases that have gone through the british courts system to be ruled on in the court ofjustice of the european union, which is based in luxembourg. adam fleming has been looking at the work the courts do. there are actually two courts here. the court ofjustice — that's where national courts can ask for eu laws to be clarified, and eu countries can get into trouble for breaking eu rules. and the general court, where decisions made by the european institutions can be challenged by countries, companies and individuals. it means all sorts of stuff comes up. for example, today's cases include sharing airline passengers' details with canada, which
BBC News
Dec 29, 2016 2:30am GMT
remarkable achievements of the year, team gb finished second in the medals table in rio. we beat china, and russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next games, winning 67 gongs, two more than london 2012. here's a quick reminder of those two magic weeks in august. song: conrad sewell — remind me. commentator: mo farah is going to get gold for great britain again! will it be britain, will it be australia? it certainly will be great britain! as max whitlock has made history. andy murray is a double 0lympic gold—medallist. they've done it! thank you very much for watching. we're back on air on january the third. in the meantime watch our films on our programme page: we've got a lot of fog out there, thick fog. it's quite patchy, which makes it dangerous as well. and on top of that, we've got sub—zero temperatures. so that combination means freezing fog in some areas, and that, in turn, means that the roads could be quite slippy. so really pretty dangerous on some of those roads, if you are travelling in the early hours, and rea
BBC News
Sep 29, 2017 9:00am BST
government react. what is also critical here is the view that china takes. and i know there has been, as there usually is these days, a lot of rebarbative rhetoric from donald trump about china, although it is interspersed with thanking them, china has a huge problem with north korea. the koreans are not ethnically chinese at all, there is centuries of enmity between the koreans and the chinese. the chinese, the communist chinese were famously on the side of the north koreans in the korean war in the early 19505, and they have acted as their protector ever since, but they are driven frankly nuts by the action of the korean government now. 0n the other hand they do not want huge instability on the border with all the political problems that could entail. china has shifted, its cost it quite a lot in terms of its economy, to put further pressure on north koreans, and although these things are perfect. i think a policy of continuing that, to contain the problem of north korea, rather than to try to bomb north korea out of existence, with terrible and unpredictable consequences we can speak
BBC News
Aug 7, 2017 9:00am BST
most shocking of ways. and it would seem there is little you, we, the west, south korea, china, can do about it? well, i'm very encouraged by the fa ct well, i'm very encouraged by the fact that the international community has come together about this issue in north korea. i'd like to see them come together about the human rights issues in north korea. that un commission, which, you know, we as amnesty gave our evidence to, said that north korea should be referred to the international criminal court. now, this is the way that the world holds people who are responsible for such abuses to account. and it is the first step thatis account. and it is the first step that is necessary. you know... even if that happened, it would be symbolic. they wouldn't turn up. they wouldn't care. it would be a first step. it would be a step to saying to that regime, the people responsible for this will be held to account. individually, personally, you will be held to account. that day will come. we will be gathering the evidence. we will be talking to the evidence. we will be talking to the survivors of t
BBC News
Sep 13, 2017 9:00am BST
national spotlight for the first time in china with more than 2.5 billion views on china's largest video hosting website. the rap of china has seen dozens of chinese rappers shoot to stardom. i'm going to end with an e—mailfrom sarah, "i am a teacher. i have taught the 26 years, i am experienced at teaching and managing a department. since the conservatives took power, my wages have slumped in real terms by 20% at least. i was forced to accept changes to much pension when the conservatives cannot prove that the pension needs improvement, and my national insurance went on. and of course, no pay rise for years. you wouldn't believe the things that go on in school that drain the life on any teacher. teaching is not a profession. i would any teacher. teaching is not a profession. iwould recommend anymore. a maths teacher in training can earn more than in the first year of work. it is only at five years that a teacher is tops to get into their stride. you know you are in trouble when there is a shortage of geography teachers." thank you for that, sarah. i have said all day that, sarah. i ha
BBC News
Jan 16, 2017 9:00am GMT
brought out of absolute poverty, specifically in china and india. those are systems that have embraced the free market and capitalism because it's the best provider of wealth and income for everyone across—the—board. i'm not so bothered about the ratio between the rich and poor, i care most about the poor and how well they are faring. why do you laugh when she says that? well, because i mean it'sjust the classic bunk that we hear to justify this. let's talk about how the poorest have fared right. since 1988, the poorest 10% of the plan vet got richer by about $3 a year so for all the great economic stories of growth, getting what you and i might spend on a coffee every day a year, you know, 700 million more people could have been brought out of poverty had we had more equal growth. to celebrate some people having crumbs when everyone else is enjoying the whole cake... is that a fair point? it's the case where some people haven't seen as much growth in wealth as they could have, usually because the governments prevent it. the issue of croneyism is problematic. where we do see people
BBC News
Aug 29, 2017 9:00am BST
after the fresh un sanctions were passed. they banned a major exports from the country. even china, the top trade partner of north korea had backed those sanctions and urged north korea to stop missile tests. we are still to hear what china has to say about this latest launch. we have spoken to a nalysts this latest launch. we have spoken to analysts here who say sanctions to analysts here who say sanctions to work against north korea and this is one more indicator it is not going to stop pyongyang. top military officers have spoken and they have said they will implement more military measures. but we don't know yet what that means and when it will happen. thank you very much. anthony on facebook agrees with the a nalysts, anthony on facebook agrees with the analysts, political pressure won't work and nor will sanctions as kim jong—un won't allow himself to suffer. and this tweet says kim jong—un is playing donald trump and he is falling for it. there needs to bea he is falling for it. there needs to be a de—escalation in the rhetoric. more to come on that in the morning. ann
BBC News
Feb 22, 2017 9:00am GMT
china, is he? well, it seems unthinkable, if you think a few weeks back when he became manchester united's record goal scorer. this is a person, a legend of the club, so synonymous with manchester united, butjose mourinho yesterday said he can't guarantee that wayne rooney will still be in the squad in the coming seasons. wayne rooney has previously said he will fulfil his contract up until 2019, but when china, the chinese super league come calling there is a big financial incentive for him to leave. we understand he won't go in the next week when the chinese super league tra nsfer week when the chinese super league transfer window is opened, but possibly, possibly in the summer. it does make you wonder about wayne rooney's long—term future at the club. what is the latest with the pie eating verve goalie or no longer reserve goalie for sutton? yeah, you know it's a big story when it gets its own hashtag, pie gate, it has been called. there is a petition launched to have him reinstated after he stepped down from the club yesterday and there were some people out there that will s
BBC News
Jan 25, 2017 9:00am GMT
someone in china. the police caught you and to give back to north korea. what was that like? many north korean refugees escaped north korea. in the 1990s there was famine in north korea. people only wa nt to famine in north korea. people only want to survive, so they escaped and went to china. but the chinese godman never accepted the refugees. the chinese government abandoned us. —— government. i went to the labour campfor —— government. i went to the labour camp for six months. what is it like working in a labour camp? when i went there for the first time, we had no clothes. are you saying you we re had no clothes. are you saying you were naked, or might they gave used off to where? yes. they searched our bodies. many people hide money. you are strip—searched? bodies. many people hide money. you are strip-searched? yes. they search everywhere. i was very ashamed. not only once. it happened several times. after i went to the labour camp... we hadn't got anything with us. camp... we hadn't got anything with us. only hands and our bare feet. what work or you do in there?
BBC News
Apr 26, 2017 9:00am BST
churchill said, we need less war and more george 0rr. it is good china is playing that role, trying to bring about reform. it is good the bbc are helping to break the information blockade around north korea by instigating bbc world broadcast services to the country. it is why we must press at the united nations security council during meetings this week for the north korean regime to be brought before the international criminal court, so that these allegations can be tested. including the use of toxic nerve agents to kill people who are opponents of reform inside north korea. in international airports. forgive me, you snorted at the term toxic nerve agents. you don't believe that either? at a nonsense. they wouldn't be able to use the airport for years and years. can i go on record here briefly. i don't appear on programmes with defectors because of the risk toe personal safety. a lot of these people are criminals. they are dangerous. listen, a young man came to see me who had escaped twice from north korea and who was tortured in north korea and who was tortured in north korea and
BBC News
Jun 23, 2017 9:00am BST
benefits. state—controlled firms in france and china will run the plant and are paying the £18 billion construction bill. a senior police officer has warned forces in england and wales would face a real challenges in dealing with large—scale face a real challenges in dealing with la rge—scale outbreaks face a real challenges in dealing with large—scale outbreaks of disorder because of budget cuts. the chief constable of the west midlands, dave thompson, said neighbourhood street patrols would disappear unless there was fresh investment. home secretary amber rudd has acknowledged police resources a re very rudd has acknowledged police resources are very tight but said she wouldn't rush into releasing extra money. there is an urgent appeal to find more black blood donors for sickle cell patients. the nhs blood and transplant campaign follows a rise in the number of people with an african or caribbean background being diagnosed with the disease. it's caused by a faulty gene that effects how red blood cells develop and is particularly common among black people. the disease af
BBC News
Jul 6, 2017 9:00am BST
donald trump the key message the poles want to hearfrom donald trump during his speech. china and russia have urged the us to show restraint after the warning that north korea's test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile had cast a dark shadow over the world. nikki haley told an emergency meeting of the security council that the tests represented a sharp military escalation and current international sanctions were not enough. the actress carol lee scott, who was best known for playing grotbags the witch, has died at the age of 7a. she appeared in children's programmes in the 1980s and early 1990s, including rod hull's emu's world. herfamily confirmed the news on social media, with her niece gina mear writing on facebook on wednesday that the actress had "lost her brave fight against cancer". that's a summary of the latest bbc news — more at 9.30. inafew in a few moments, we will talk about the services provided in the care sector and where they are falling short. you have been getting in touch about that. elspeth as i believe privatising care homes has some bearing on the pro
BBC News
May 11, 2017 9:00am BST
get that elevated status, all of that may change, with new markets and new locations such as china, japan or australia all options as the sport tries to widen its appeal. i have got to ask. our cardigans back i have got to ask. ourcardigans back in? i have got to ask. our cardigans back in? were they ever out? have i missed something? you are looking good. good morning and welcome to the programme. good morning and welcome to the programme. the media regulator ofcom will hear from a us lawyer this afternoon who represents more than 20 people accusing fox news of racial or sexual harassment. it is part of a review into whether 21st century fox should be allowed to take complete control of sky. douglas wigdor is due to give evidence on behalf of the men and women he is representing. earlier this week another lawyer and an alleged victim of sexual harassment by former fox news anchor bill o'reilly also gave evidence to ofcom. here's a bit more on the background of the allegations against mr o'reilly. well, we have a contest on billoreilly.com. guess where bill's going. i'll have a ful
BBC News
May 9, 2017 9:00am BST
we don't matter. 75 years ago, the china clay industry was still big business in cornwall. there are still plenty of quarries dotting the landscape. here, as in other parts of the county, there is one subject that always seems to come up in conversation. it's ridiculous. my mother lives in a rented council house, but because of where it is, it's worth £500,000. claire cooper works for the nhs as a care assistant. she's been living in this house for eight years, paying £500 a month rent. with two young children, she has been trying hard to get a place of her own. say you want to buy a £300,000 property, which is probably what you are going to pay for anywhere nice in cornwall, you're looking at a £30,000 deposit, and even on a good wage, that's a tall order. we would hope that in, you know, six years' time, maybe, we would like to be out of this property, but... it's going to be a tall order to do it, that's for sure. the only other plan is to leave. the average price of a house in cornwall is now £215,000. many locals blame outsiders for buying holiday homes by the coast. that,
BBC News
Sep 5, 2017 9:00am BST
allies and our territory. our china correspondent john sudworth is in dandong, on the border between china and north korea. the chinese city of dandong where i'm standing is a very good position from which to contemplate china's role in the north korean crisis. if we pan the camera across, you can see just how close the two countries are at this point, connected by the iron bridge behind me. and almost all of north korea's trading goods, as well as its vital crude oil supply, flows across this border. you can see a dilapidated north korean power station on the other side there, a sign of its antiquated energy infrastructure. donald trump's argument, of course, is china could, if it wanted to, choke north korea into submission by turning off the tap on this lifeline, but when you look at this proximity, you can understand why the chinese leadership sees things very differently indeed. the idea of pushing north korea towards regime collapse would bring chaos, instability, factional infighting, the possibility of war in a state that already has its hands on nuclear weapons, which is why
BBC News
Jun 2, 2017 9:00am BST
, and they won't be. the move will be at the top of the agenda of a meeting between china and eu officials in brussels — we speak to our correspondents in brussels and beijing. the parents of charlie gard, the sick baby who doctors say should have his life support switched off tell this programme why they are fighting so hard to give him a chance. we won't give up. wealthy is still fighting, we will still fight and we have said that from the very beginning, and he has fought so hard to still be here and we're still fighting so while he is still fighting, we still fighting. also, the latest in our collection blind date series, and this morning one labour and one conservative politicians sit down and took in. so for all our couples have got on but will politics get in the way? people are looking at me, talking about the community. i was in wilkinson is buying something about the other day and people said, i can't believe you are in wilkinson! i said, i have to put things in my bin. i don't have people to put things in my bins! hello, welcome to the programme. we until iiam. hello
BBC News
Dec 27, 2016 2:30am GMT
the medals table in rio. we beat china, and russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next games winning 67 gongs, to more than london 2012. here's a quick reminder of those two magic weeks in august. commentator: mo farah is going to get gold for great britain again! will it be britain, will it be australia? it certainly will be great britain! as max whitlock has made history. andy murray is a double 0lympic gold—medallist. they've done it! thank you very much for watching. we're back on air onjanuary the third. in the meantime watch our films on our programme page: hello there. after the fairly windy spell of weather that many saw over the festive period, things are turning colder and much quieter too. here's the scene in highland scotland on monday, some snow over higher ground. some sunshine to see out boxing day too across the isle of wight. high pressure is dominating the weather for everyone as we head through the day on tuesday. the isobars fairly widely spaced for the most part, much less windy than in recent days.
BBC News
Dec 29, 2016 10:30am GMT
the medals table in rio. we beat china, and russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next games, winning 67 gongs, two more than london 2012. here's a quick reminder of those two magic weeks in august. song: conrad sewell — remind me. # "remind me" — conrad sewell. commentator: mo farah is going to get gold for great britain again! will it be britain, will it be australia? it certainly will be great britain! as max whitlock has made history. andy murray is a double 0lympic gold—medallist. they've done it! thank you very much for watching. we're back on air on january the third. in the meantime watch our films on our programme page. good morning. it's still cold out there, there is still some fog around if you are travelling, in fa ct around if you are travelling, in fact in some areas under the stag na nt area of fact in some areas under the stagnant area of high pressure it will bring around. different story in the west of scotland where hill fog is more likely to be a concern than this fog rolling in across devon. th
BBC News
Dec 27, 2016 10:30am GMT
beat china and russia, and in the process became the first country ever to improve on a home medal haul at the next games, winning 67 gongs — two more than london 2012. here's a quick reminder of those two magic weeks in august. music. commentator: mo farah is going to get gold for great britain again! will it be britain, will it be australia? it certainly will be australia. it certainly will be great britain! as max whitlock has made history. andy murray is a double 0lympic gold—medallist. music: remind me by conrad sewell. they've done it! music: remind me by conrad sewell. thank you very much for watching. we're back on air on 3rd january. in the meantime, watch ourfilms on our programme page: hi, good morning. well, it is a chilly start to the day, that's for sure. a widespread frost across england and wales. it was a cold start to the day, but if you could brave the cold, we were rewarded with glorious sunrises this morning. this was the scene in cornwall. it was isn't by our weather watcher brown 0wl sara. the cloud you can see is this stuff you can see on the weather picture.
BBC News
Apr 3, 2017 9:00am BST
the financial times, the president is quoted as saying, "if china is not going to solve north korea, we will." mr trump confirmed he was referring to direct unilateral action. the comments come ahead of a visit to the us by the chinese president this week. significant restrictions on the use of bail by police in england and wales come into force today. the amount of time a suspect released from custody can remain on bail will be limited to 28 days in most cases. the decision is in response to concerns that people were being left in limbo for months 01’ even years. but police have questioned the move, as our home affairs correspondent june kelly reports. famous faces who've been under police investigation, finally told they wouldn't be facing charges, but only after long months on bail. they were among the 5000 still on bail after a year. the government says the system needed rebalancing. well, what's happened in the past is people could be put on bail with no end in sight and no check or balance, which means we had thousands of people could be on bail for 12 months or more. in fac
BBC News
Jan 5, 2017 9:00am GMT
quarterfinals of the shins and open in china, world number ten and she wants to go and match those achievements of last year. it would be great if she can surpass that. and kadeena cox has responded to criticism that she is taking part in the reality ski show on channel 4, the jump, taking part in the reality ski show on channel 4, thejump, where nearly every competitor is injured? yes, kadeena cox was one of the stars of the paralympic games in rio, winning gold in cycling and athletics but after the paralympic games she has decided she wants to go on the show thejump, and why not? she would like to build on success from the summer, she describes her life as "a ticking time bomb", she says that her diagnosis of ms has changed her outlook on life and you would like to learn how to ski, why not? for the organisers, uk sport, she has had herfunding the organisers, uk sport, she has had her funding cut the organisers, uk sport, she has had herfunding cut while the organisers, uk sport, she has had her funding cut while she com petes had her funding cut while she competes on the show,
BBC News
Jan 20, 2017 9:00am GMT
have no idea if it's russia or china or somebody. it could be somebody sitting in a bed someplace. can you give us a question? don't be... no, i'm not going to give you a question. can you state categorically...? you are fake news. i love this country. thank you — thank you very much. last night donald trump addressed cheering supporters at a concert on the steps of the lincoln memorial in washington dc. let's hear what he had to say. we are going to unify the country. and our phrase, you all know it and half of you are wearing the hat, "make america great again". applause cheering but we are going to make america great for all of our people. everybody. everybody throughout our country. that includes the inner cities, that includes everybody. we also heard from melania trump last night when the couple visited a group of supporters at the trump international hotel in washington. mr trump thanked his wife. and also invited her, with a bit of insistence, to make a few remarks. laughter it's great to be here and thank you for your support and tomorrow we start the work. ahead, a lot
BBC News
Jul 7, 2017 9:00am BST
how to confront north korea are among other highly contentious issues. china, with russia, wants to keep the focus on dialogue. the prime minister, theresa may, has come to hamburg pledging to continue her campaign to outlaw the financing of violent extremism. she will present new ideas for international co—oporation to try to identify and close down even small—scale channelling of funds to lone attackers. all summits throw division into sharp relief but still this one feels exceptional. let's go live to james robbins in hamburg. 0bviously, let's go live to james robbins in hamburg. obviously, it's the 620, but it is effectively 6 two in particular getting all the attention. lots of anticipation about what it is going to be like when trump and putin come together. absolutely right, it's not wrong, i think, to focus on this political prizefight, this showdown between two rivals on the world stage you've never met before as presidents. it's a meeting scheduled for 30—35 minutes according to the white house, relatively short. it will be what the cameras reveal for the short time
BBC News
Jul 21, 2017 9:00am BST
, third in the leaderboard behind china and the us. we will speak to some of the athletes later in the show. and finally, can anyone catch chris froome at the tour de france? delicately poised, chris froome isjust three stages away from winning his 4th tour de france. he's the favourite, although his lead was cut by four seconds on stage 18. the battle for the yellow jersey went all the way to the line. romain bardet finished just ahead of froome to claim four bonus seconds. he's now 23 behind froome in the standings. it's the longest stage of the tour today — more than 138 miles — followed by a time trial tomorrow. imagine what that will do to his legs! so it is going to be interesting. see you later at 9:30 a:m.. thank you very much, see you later. people sexually abused as children by church of england clergy are criticising the close links between the company dealing with their compensation claims and the church. the insurer, ecclesiastical, which has advised the church to settle many compensation claims — has had a string of senior members of the clergy on its board of direc
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